Russell Westbrook's historic season culminated with an MVP honour. Now what? While the franchise celebrates its victorious leader, keeping the momentum alive becomes a point of emphasis for the Thunder.
The story of the 2016/17 NBA season will not be complete without the contribution of African stars who also graced the League. Giannis Antetokounmpo went from a 16.9 points-per-game average last season to a 22.9 ppg average this season without playing more minutes.
The EFC returns to Sun City, for the organisations 61st. event on Sat 8 July. Both the EFC heavyweight and light heavyweight titles will be contested when EFC heavyweight champion Andrew van Zyl takes on fellow South African Wessel Mostert.
Golden_State_Warriors forward Draymond Green, @UtahJazz centre Rudy Gobert and San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard – the three finalists for the 2016/17 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award – lead the 2016/17 NBA All-Defensive First Team.